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The official site of Dr. Woodson Merrell, author of The Detox Prescription and Chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, a member of The Mount Sinai Health Systems, New York.

Press Clippings

A Selection of Press Clippings from Dr. Merrell's Archive

Dr. Merrell discusses The Detox Prescription on The Dr. Oz Show: Part I and Part II.

 "You're Going to Need A Bigger Blender," by Joseph Hooper, Elle, January 2014.

'Detox Prescription' Uses Juicing and Plant-Based Diet for Permanent Weight Loss on, Monday, January 5, 2014

"Four out of 10 people make New Year's Resolutions, and weight loss wins as the number one goal, reported CBS News recently. But fulfilling that resolution isn't always easy. Now a holistic physician is offering a different approach that involves detoxifying and cleansing your body. In an exclusive interview on Jan. 5, Dr. Woodson Merrell explained to me his "prescription" for health and weight loss." Read more at

Ten Not-So-Common Tips to Fend Off Cold and Flu on, November 11, 2013.

We all want to make sure we’re doing everything we can to avoid being taken down by cold and flu this season. I recently spoke with Dr. Woodson Merrell, MD, Executive Director of the Beth Israel Medical Center’s Center for Health and Healing in New York City, who shared some great tips and tricks to prevent cold and flu, as well as some suggestions to make the symptoms go away faster. Read More.

More than One Year Ago

Click here to link to John Colapinto's article, about leech therapy for arthritis, featuring Dr. Merrell in The New Yorker.

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CBS News' Emmy award winning medical correspondent Jon Lapook's interview with Dr. Merrell. 

Listen to Dr. Merrell on NPR with Ira Flato.